THREE people have been arrested in connection with the death of a man.
The arrests came after police received reports of concern over a man at a house in Gilbert Road, Grindon.
Police and paramedics attended the scene and found a 33-year-old man.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two men, aged 32, and a 27-year-old woman have all been arrested in connection with the death.
They have been helping police with their inquiries but have now been bailed pending further inquiries.
A report is currently being prepared for the coroner and a post mortem examination has taken place.
The relevant authorities are said to be waiting for the toxicology report results.
A neighbour, who did not want to be named, said: “Police cars and an ambulance turned up in the street and were there for quite a while.
“There was a fair bit of commotion going on.
“It’s really sad that someone has died.”
The incident took place on Tuesday at about 5.15pm.